Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 235 245
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2,478 2,737 2,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.54% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.68% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 1,947 2,154
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,650 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% +5.88%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152,403 162,668 175,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,268 128,305 146,204
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 2,344 £55,000 +4.76% 358
London +5 1,213 £60,000 -1.64% 146
UK excluding London -32 1,173 £45,000 -7.22% 242
South East +17 413 £45,000 -10.00% 60
North of England -26 292 £45,000 - 43
Midlands +34 193 £52,500 +16.67% 55
Yorkshire +50 153 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North West -41 132 £42,500 -5.56% 27
West Midlands +21 126 £47,500 +5.56% 35
South West -2 102 £40,000 -5.88% 29
East of England -8 88 £50,000 - 25
Scotland -82 69 £55,000 +22.22% 24
East Midlands +9 65 £54,500 +21.11% 20
Wales 0 15 £37,500 -24.55% 5
North East -68 7 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Channel Islands - 3 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland 0 1 £21,000 -50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 898 (36.24%) SQL
2 845 (34.10%) Finance
3 701 (28.29%) Analytics
4 677 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
5 562 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
6 506 (20.42%) SQL Server
7 476 (19.21%) Degree
8 472 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 432 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
10 420 (16.95%) Data Quality
11 415 (16.75%) ETL
12 391 (15.78%) Data Modelling
13 388 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
14 349 (14.08%) Data Governance
15 342 (13.80%) Big Data
16 326 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
17 310 (12.51%) Oracle
18 297 (11.99%) .NET
19 294 (11.86%) Java
20 292 (11.78%) Python
21 289 (11.66%) Project Management
22 273 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 266 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
24 260 (10.49%) Data Analysis
25 256 (10.33%) Migration
25 256 (10.33%) Visualisation
26 240 (9.69%) Data Integration
27 237 (9.56%) JavaScript
28 236 (9.52%) Management Information System
29 235 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 143 (5.77%) SAS
2 82 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 68 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 65 (2.62%) Apache
5 54 (2.18%) IIS
6 44 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 41 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 38 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.05%) CMS
11 19 (0.77%) JBoss
12 16 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.61%) Apache Pig
13 15 (0.61%) ArcGIS
14 11 (0.44%) Marvel
14 11 (0.44%) WordPress
15 10 (0.40%) nginx
16 9 (0.36%) SugarCRM
16 9 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 235 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 124 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.56%) AutoCAD
8 13 (0.52%) SPSS
9 11 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.44%) InVision
10 4 (0.16%) EngageOne
10 4 (0.16%) Revit
11 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (0.12%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.12%) Windchill
12 2 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.081%) Gephi
12 2 (0.081%) ProjectWise
13 1 (0.040%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 36 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 33 (1.33%) SAP MDG
3 30 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.85%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.65%) thinkFolio
6 15 (0.61%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 15 (0.61%) SAP Retail
7 14 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 13 (0.52%) Actimize
9 11 (0.44%) HFM
9 11 (0.44%) SAP CAR
9 11 (0.44%) SAP POS DM
10 9 (0.36%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.24%) Eloqua
12 6 (0.24%) LatentZero
13 5 (0.20%) iTrent
13 5 (0.20%) SAP BPC
13 5 (0.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 266 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (2.87%) Office 365
4 48 (1.94%) SaaS
5 33 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
7 29 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (1.09%) IaaS
9 25 (1.01%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.69%) PaaS
12 15 (0.61%) Serverless
13 11 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 6 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.24%) npm
15 6 (0.24%) Slack
16 5 (0.20%) GitHub
17 4 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.94%) HTTP
2 32 (1.29%) Firewall
3 28 (1.13%) Internet
3 28 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.09%) DNS
5 18 (0.73%) SMS
6 14 (0.56%) DHCP
7 13 (0.52%) SAN
8 12 (0.48%) WAN
9 11 (0.44%) FTP
9 11 (0.44%) Intranet
9 11 (0.44%) LAN
9 11 (0.44%) Network Security
9 11 (0.44%) VoIP
10 9 (0.36%) VLAN
11 7 (0.28%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.24%) Skype
13 5 (0.20%) Wireless
14 4 (0.16%) SNMP
14 4 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 432 (17.43%) Data Warehouse
3 342 (13.80%) Big Data
4 273 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 229 (9.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 186 (7.51%) Power BI
7 173 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 167 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 130 (5.25%) Hadoop
10 105 (4.24%) NoSQL
11 94 (3.79%) MySQL
12 82 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
13 76 (3.07%) Data Mining
14 69 (2.78%) QlikView
15 67 (2.70%) Apache Hive
16 65 (2.62%) RDBMS
17 62 (2.50%) Data Lake
18 51 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
19 45 (1.82%) MongoDB
20 42 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 68 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 62 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 51 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 47 (1.90%) JIRA
6 45 (1.82%) gulp
6 45 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 31 (1.25%) ERwin
7 31 (1.25%) Subversion
8 27 (1.09%) LSMW
9 22 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (0.89%) Selenium
10 20 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (0.77%) JUnit
12 18 (0.73%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.56%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
15 9 (0.36%) TestRail
15 9 (0.36%) Vagrant
15 9 (0.36%) VersionOne
General
1 845 (34.10%) Finance
2 210 (8.47%) Banking
3 178 (7.18%) Retail
4 177 (7.14%) Marketing
5 97 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 74 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 69 (2.78%) Legal
8 62 (2.50%) Financial Institution
9 50 (2.02%) Advertising
10 48 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 40 (1.61%) Front Office
13 38 (1.53%) Games
14 37 (1.49%) Law
15 25 (1.01%) Automotive
16 19 (0.77%) Back Office
17 14 (0.56%) Billing
18 13 (0.52%) General Ledger
19 11 (0.44%) Electronics
20 10 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 508 (20.50%) Developer
2 433 (17.47%) Analyst
3 236 (9.52%) Architect
4 223 (9.00%) Consultant
5 173 (6.98%) Data Analyst
6 140 (5.65%) Data Architect
7 139 (5.61%) Data Manager
7 139 (5.61%) SQL Developer
8 114 (4.60%) Data Engineer
9 107 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 83 (3.35%) Business Analyst
11 77 (3.11%) Administrator
12 66 (2.66%) SQL Server Developer
13 61 (2.46%) Senior Developer
14 59 (2.38%) C# Developer
14 59 (2.38%) SQL BI Developer
15 55 (2.22%) Data Consultant
15 55 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
16 54 (2.18%) SSAS Developer
16 54 (2.18%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (11.99%) .NET
2 211 (8.51%) HTML
3 181 (7.30%) Web Services
4 148 (5.97%) CSS
5 124 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 120 (4.84%) XML
7 104 (4.20%) .NET Framework
8 91 (3.67%) HTML5
9 77 (3.11%) Node.js
10 73 (2.95%) Entity Framework
10 73 (2.95%) RESTful
11 65 (2.62%) jQuery
12 61 (2.46%) Spring
13 54 (2.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 52 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 47 (1.90%) Kafka
15 47 (1.90%) React
16 44 (1.78%) JSON
17 43 (1.74%) ASP.NET
18 28 (1.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 388 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 236 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 185 (7.47%) Computer Science
4 139 (5.61%) Data Structures
5 91 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 86 (3.47%) User Experience
7 78 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
8 72 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
9 62 (2.50%) Fintech
10 61 (2.46%) Life Science
11 54 (2.18%) Reference Data
12 50 (2.02%) NHS
13 43 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 41 (1.65%) Data Centre
15 38 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
16 36 (1.45%) Credit Risk
17 35 (1.41%) Equities
18 33 (1.33%) Derivative
18 33 (1.33%) Market Risk
19 29 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 183 (7.38%) Windows
2 132 (5.33%) Linux
3 104 (4.20%) Unix
4 58 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.29%) Solaris
6 30 (1.21%) AIX
7 29 (1.17%) HPUX
8 18 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.36%) Android
12 9 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.36%) CentOS
13 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.24%) SUSE
15 5 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.081%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (28.29%) Analytics
2 677 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
3 562 (22.68%) Business Intelligence
4 415 (16.75%) ETL
5 391 (15.78%) Data Modelling
6 349 (14.08%) Data Governance
7 326 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 289 (11.66%) Project Management
9 260 (10.49%) Data Analysis
10 256 (10.33%) Migration
10 256 (10.33%) Visualisation
11 240 (9.69%) Data Integration
12 221 (8.92%) Data Architecture
13 207 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 201 (8.11%) Data Analytics
15 191 (7.71%) Data Science
16 167 (6.74%) Test Automation
17 160 (6.46%) CRM
18 156 (6.30%) Scrum
19 147 (5.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 898 (36.24%) SQL
2 294 (11.86%) Java
3 292 (11.78%) Python
4 237 (9.56%) JavaScript
5 219 (8.84%) C#
6 141 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 95 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 66 (2.66%) R
9 60 (2.42%) C
10 57 (2.30%) VBA
11 56 (2.26%) C++
12 52 (2.10%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.74%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.57%) Perl
15 33 (1.33%) Scala
16 32 (1.29%) PHP
17 24 (0.97%) VB
18 21 (0.85%) ABAP
19 19 (0.77%) Delphi
20 18 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 476 (19.21%) Degree
2 64 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 29 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 27 (1.09%) PMP
7 26 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.05%) PhD
8 19 (0.77%) MCSA
8 19 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.48%) MBA
9 12 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.40%) CISSP
11 10 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.40%) ISEB
12 9 (0.36%) MCSE
13 8 (0.32%) APMP
13 8 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (16.95%) Data Quality
2 145 (5.85%) QA
3 108 (4.36%) GDPR
4 42 (1.69%) SLA
5 21 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 13 (0.52%) IFRS
9 12 (0.48%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.36%) MiFID
11 8 (0.32%) PMO
12 7 (0.28%) COBIT
13 6 (0.24%) FATCA
13 6 (0.24%) GxP
13 6 (0.24%) IFRS 9
13 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.20%) PSD2
15 3 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 79 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.61%) Docker
4 23 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.69%) HDFS
7 14 (0.56%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 11 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.28%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.24%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.24%) Firmware
11 6 (0.24%) KVM
11 6 (0.24%) XenApp
12 5 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.16%) Ceph
13 4 (0.16%) GPFS
13 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (1.33%) Puppet
2 30 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.17%) Ansible
4 14 (0.56%) Oozie
4 14 (0.56%) Terraform
5 11 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.40%) Salt
7 8 (0.32%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.28%) Nessus
9 5 (0.20%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.20%) SCCM
9 5 (0.20%) SCOM
10 4 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.16%) OpenVAS
10 4 (0.16%) QRadar
10 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 472 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 310 (12.51%) Oracle
3 200 (8.07%) Tableau
4 175 (7.06%) SAP
5 100 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (3.27%) Google
7 68 (2.74%) Informatica
8 65 (2.62%) Talend
9 53 (2.14%) IBM
10 51 (2.06%) VMware
11 45 (1.82%) Alteryx
12 41 (1.65%) Adobe
13 31 (1.25%) Teradata
14 28 (1.13%) Cloudera
14 28 (1.13%) Hortonworks
15 27 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
15 27 (1.09%) ServiceNow
16 26 (1.05%) CA
16 26 (1.05%) Citrix
17 23 (0.93%) Red Hat